Tag: New construction

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Asking $2,275,000 over July purchase price in Glencoe

Asking $2,275,000 over July purchase price in Glencoe

The recently-built home at 120 Mary St in Glencoe had been the subject of a flurry of lien claims and a foreclosure before being acquired for $2,2 ...
Price “reduced to sell today” at ParkView in Streeterville

Price “reduced to sell today” at ParkView in Streeterville

Three weeks ago we reported on a huge price reduction on a penthouse unit at ParkView Condominium in Streeterville. The unit quickly went under co ...
New and nearly-new homes on an East Village block

New and nearly-new homes on an East Village block

Six weeks ago I toured a newly-built home at 1848 W Erie St in a sponsored video with Izabela Sloma of Sergio & Banks. The home had been listed fo ...
Most favored type of new development – none

Most favored type of new development – none

The 2011 Saint Index "delivers wide-ranging insights into what is happening in the politics of land use." The report suggests that we've become ...
A new home in Elmhurst’s College View neighborhood

A new home in Elmhurst’s College View neighborhood

I've seen quite a bit of west-suburban Elmhurst of late, and what struck me the most is the number of new construction homes underway on infill si ...
Visit a Humboldt Park open house and make a drug buy

Visit a Humboldt Park open house and make a drug buy

A recently-listed new construction home at 910 N Richmond Ave in Humboldt Park is holding an open house this Sunday, October 16, from 11 AM to 12 ...
Quote of the day – Chicago’s affordable hosing program

Quote of the day – Chicago’s affordable hosing program

We first wrote about Madison Estates, a development in the 2200 block of West Madison on Chicago's Near West Side, back in January of 2007 – a dif ...
How a Medill Reports article gets West Bucktown very wrong

How a Medill Reports article gets West Bucktown very wrong

One thing you should never do is accept at face value any report from a young journalist that analyzes data. Innumeracy and inapt comparisons seem ...
Where the sun shines in the heart of River North

Where the sun shines in the heart of River North

Greg Eldridge loves Chicago, and has a deep understanding of the advantages of Superior 110's River North location. Eldridge, a real estate age ...
Oakwood 200 Squared is a Walker’s Paradise

Oakwood 200 Squared is a Walker’s Paradise

The popular WalkScore.com website gives Oakwood 200 Squared's location, 210 N Wells St in Chicago's Loop, a 98 of 100 Walk Score* rating – labelin ...
It’s always sunny at River North’s “blue building”

It’s always sunny at River North’s “blue building”

"When you walk out of the building, it's sunny. In 50-story neighborhoods you walk out of a building and it's like you're in a canyon. You get a l ...
Sunrise at Solstice in Hyde Park?

Sunrise at Solstice in Hyde Park?

When we last reported on Solstice on the Park, nearly a year ago, we noted that new listings had been entered in the MLS for a project that appear ...
Superior 110 drops prices on remaining units

Superior 110 drops prices on remaining units

"We're down to our last seven units," reported Greg Eldridge when I visited Superior 110, the River North high-rise that's known locally as "the b ...
A drive through Elmhurst’s College View neighborhood

A drive through Elmhurst’s College View neighborhood

I was in Elmhurst yesterday, shooting video tours of three homes listed with Tom Makinney and Maria Gracik of Koenig & Strey's Gracik Makinney Gro ...

Are Zillow’s Rent Zestimates worthless?

What’s a Rent Zestimate? According to Zillow: A Rent Zestimate is Zillow’s estimated monthly rental price, computed using a proprietary formula. It ...
Prices slashed on new Grand Crossing homes

Prices slashed on new Grand Crossing homes

Half a dozen new scattered site homes just east of the Skyway in the Grand Crossing neighborhood have seen their prices slashed about 25%. The ...
Missing the elephant in the room on million dollar sales

Missing the elephant in the room on million dollar sales

It was "a pricey roller coaster ride" blares a brief article in the current issue of Chicago Magazine, accompanied by a chart that illustrates the ...
Did those Woodlawn condos really sell that quickly?

Did those Woodlawn condos really sell that quickly?

The Renaissance on Kimbark, 6457 S Kimbark Ave, is Phase IV in a series of Woodlawn developments. According to sales agent Hasani Steele's website ...
No signs of progress at Marquette Village in Marquette Park

No signs of progress at Marquette Village in Marquette Park

I revisited Marquette Village and a part of the Marquette Park neighborhood yesterday. The development, which was originally planned for 139 h ...
No renaissance in sight at Beverly Ridge

No renaissance in sight at Beverly Ridge

Here's a tip you can take to the bank: when the alderman's wife is heading up sales for a new home development, the odds are high that the develop ...
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